Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01774019

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that preoperative biliary drainage using self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) does not negatively impact overall surgical outcomes in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for treatment of pancreatic or periampullary cancer.

Official Title

Randomized Multi-Center Study Comparing No Drainage to Preoperative Biliary Drainage Using Metal Stents in Patients With Resectable Pancreatic or Periampullary Cancer

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Brendan C. Visser, MD
Brendan C. Visser, MD
Hepatobiliary surgeon, Pancreatic surgeon, Surgical oncologist
Associate Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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CONTACT

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(650) 498-7061